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Susan Darrah snapped the shot of the deer with an arrow through its head, triggering a search effort. 
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Deer With Arrow Lodged In Head Rescued

The arrow missed all major organs and arteries, traveling through a nasal cavity. The puncture wounds weren’t infected, and the deer was treated with preventative antibiotics.

11/11/2013

Deer With Arrow Through Head

New Jersey Farmer Hopes To Save Deer With Arrow Lodged In Head

A deer has been spotted wandering in Morris County, N.J. with a hunter’s arrow in its head, residents hoped the injured animal could be found in time to save its life.

11/05/2013

Dozens of animals were rescued from a house occupied by an apparent hoarder, after it caught fire on Saturday. (Credit Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Dozens Of Animals Saved From Fire At Staten Island Home

Officials say the owner of the single-family home was a hoarder who collected animals as well as trash. Some of the animals were kept in a yard next to the house.

08/24/2013

Passaic house, where a pit bull attacked an 82-year-old old woman (Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

82-Year-Old Woman Bitten, Injured By Pit Bull In Passaic, N.J.

A pit bull will be put down, after he bit and injured an 82-year-old woman in Passaic, N.J.

08/06/2013

Lakewood Township Fox Attack

Lakewood Township, N.J. Residents Concerned After Fox Attack

Police in Lakewood Township, N.J., were on alert Monday after a fox attacked a child.

07/29/2013

This is one of the images recovered by Rick George from a keepsake box washed up along the Conn. coast after Superstorm Sandy. (credit: CBS 2)

Conn. Man Finds Box Of Photos Washed Up On Shore After Sandy

Rick George has been trying to find the person the photos belong to for more than week now.

11/14/2012

Dix Hills dog attacks

Pack Of Ferocious Wild Dogs Menacing Suffolk County Community

There’s a scary situation taking place in one Long Island neighborhood. A pack of wild dogs is on the loose, engaging in some particularly vicious attacks.

09/07/2011

A black bear caused a scare in East Brunswick, roaming neighborhoods and climbing a tree. It was tranquilized and captured by authorities. (Credit: CBS 2)

Black Bear Captured By Wildlife Officials After Roaming Through East Brunswick

There was another bear scare in New Jersey Wednesday, and this time, the unwelcome beast was brought down with the help of a tranquilizer dart.

07/06/2011

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Recent Rabies Cases Have Westchester County Residents On Edge

Four confirmed cases of rabies in Westchester County have led to a warning for parents and pet owners. A series of close encounters with rabid animals has suburbanites shaken.

06/14/2011

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Abandoned Dogs Saved From Heat In Paterson Home

Authorities have rescued a pit bull mix and her five 2-week-old pups from a stifling derelict house in northern New Jersey.

06/09/2011

Oakland, N.J., basement coyote

N.J. Family Wakes Up To Find Pregnant Coyote In Basement

When Ken Dunwald first saw his smashed basement window, he had no idea he wasn’t alone. Upon going downstairs and opening his basement door, he nearly stepped on something wild and furry.

04/03/2011

Wild turkey

Southern NJ Police Shoot Wild Turkey ‘Wreaking Havoc’ On Traffic

Stafford Township animal control officer Michael Melchionne said in a published report that the bird has been in the township for months.

04/01/2011

Two women are accused of animal cruelty inside this home on Montauk Avenue. (Photo/Terry Sheridan, 1010 WINS)

13 Dogs, 2 Cats Rescued From ‘Living Hell’ In Rockville Centre

The animals were found inside the Montauk Avenue home along with carcasses of 26 other animals, including dogs, ferrets, cats and birds, Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray said.

01/15/2011

Cocker Spaniel puppies, generic image (Credit: AP)

Animal Control Officers Make ‘Grisly’ Discovery At L.I. Home

Five dead animals and 17 severely neglected dogs were found in what officials called a “grisly” scene at a home in Rockville Centre.

01/13/2011